Agribusiness is booming in central Wisconsin, and Mid-State Technical College is meeting the demand for trained professionals in the industry with a new Agribusiness Agronomy Technician program launching in fall 2021 and available at the Adams, Marshfield and Stevens Point campuses.
Mid-State Technical College has announced its fall Meet Me @ Mid-State dates, now delivered in a virtual format. The new online appointment format will allow participants to join a College representative one-on-one via Microsoft Teams to learn about more about Mid-State’s in-demand programs, flexible learning options and over $250,000 in scholarships provided each year.
Mid-State Technical College was honored as a recipient of the 2020 Blue Door Award from The Boys & Girls Club of the Wisconsin Rapids Area. The award was presented to College officials on Wednesday, Oct. 28, at the newly constructed Boys and Girls Club facility in Wisconsin Rapids.
Responding to rising local demand for trained professionals in the nail services industry, Mid-State Technical College is launching a new Nail Technician technical diploma program this spring. At ten credits, the program is designed to give students the skills they need to be employed quickly. Those looking for a career that combines artistic expression with customer service will be able to enroll in the program now.
Mid-State Technical College Communication Instructor Jill Sisson Quinn’s book “Sign Here If You Exist” was published this August by Mad Creek Books, an imprint of The Ohio State University Press. The nonfiction collection was chosen last fall for the annual The Journal Non/Fiction Collection Prize for a book-length collection of short stories, essays or a combination of the two. In addition to publication, Quinn also received a $1,500 cash prize for her winning submission.
The Hospitality Management program at Mid-State Technical College is now an educational institutional member of the Wisconsin Hotel & Lodging Association (WH&LA), positioning students for greater success in the industry through a variety of benefits and opportunities.
Mid-State Technical College alum Wayne Bushman was recently chosen by the College for its Distinguished Alumni of the Year Award before going on to win the Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award, signaling statewide recognition for his contributions to technical education and the central Wisconsin community. Mid-State President Dr. Shelly Mondeik presented Bushman with the awards during a special event on Mid-State’s Wisconsin Rapids Campus on Oct. 15.
Mid-State serves the diverse and changing educational needs of central Wisconsin communities. We offer a range of opportunities for people in all walks of life: for recent high school graduates just beginning their college experience, for those wishing to transfer to a four-year college or university, for others wanting to change or enhance their careers, and for those who depend upon the college for learning in their “leisure years.”